Tompkins County Welfare (New York)

Search for Tompkins County, NY county welfare services. A county welfare search can provide information on nutrition assistance, SNAP benefits, WIC benefits, food services, government benefits, food assistance benefits, apply for benefits, Social Security benefits, retirement benefits, safety net programs, assistance programs, TANF benefits, Medicaid benefits, housing services, substance abuse services, energy assistance, mental health services, emergency assistance, low-income assistance, childcare subsidy programs, and welfare services.


Tompkins County WIC Offices provide access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program in Tompkins County, New York. Tompkins County WIC Offices process applications to join the Tompkins County welfare program, provide nutrition education, and administer food services to eligible people. Pregnant and recently pregnant women, infants, and young children are eligible for the program if they meet income requirements and are at nutrition risk. Tompkins County WIC Offices determine eligibility for benefits and accept applications, and they may conduct assessments for determining nutrition risk. WIC Office services may be available through their website.

Tompkins County Health Department WIC Office Ithaca NY 55 Brown Road 14850 607-274-6630


Tompkins County Food Stamp Offices administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a form of nutrition assistance provided to income-eligible households in Tompkins County, New York. Local Tompkins County Food Stamp Offices can process applications for SNAP benefits, help determine eligibility for the program, and provide nutritional education. They also help administer monthly benefits, distribute food assistance benefits, and accept applications from individuals and Tompkins County households. Food Stamp Offices in Tompkins County may also monitor compliance with SNAP rules. Food Stamp Offices provide access to information and services on their websites.

Tompkins County Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office Ithaca NY 320 West State Street 14850 607-274-5345


The Tompkins County Social Services Department provides a range of health and human services and programs in Tompkins County, New York. They often administer safety net programs, provide basic necessities, and protect children, the elderly, and dependent or vulnerable adults. Tompkins County Social Services may administer assistance programs such as SNAP or TANF, as well as Medicare or Medicaid and any state health programs for low-income uninsured or underinsured groups. They may also provide Tompkins County housing services, substance abuse and addiction services, energy assistance, and mental health services. Social Service Departments in Tompkins County provide online access to many of their services and programs.

Tompkins County Social Service Department Ithaca NY 320 West State Street 14850 607-274-5348


A Tompkins County Child, Youth, and Family Services Office provides programs and services to assist children, youth, and families in Tompkins County, New York. This can include protective services, emergency assistance, and income support programs. Tompkins County Child, Youth, and Family Services Departments may offer job training, education assistance, and childcare subsidy programs. They may also be responsible for children's welfare services, such as adoption and foster care, as well as regulating and licensing Tompkins County child daycare providers. They may be responsible for enforcing Tompkins County child support payments and investigating child abuse, domestic abuse, and elderly or adult abuse. The Child, Youth, and Family Services Office may provide access to services on its website.

Tompkins County Youth Services Department Ithaca NY 320 West State Street 14850 607-274-5310